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[captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> wbal-tv 11, this is breaking news. >> good afternoon, and welcome to 11 news at noon. baltimore county police are at stemmers run middle school, where we've learned that an eighth grade student brought a gun to class. 11 news reporter tim tooten is
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live on the scene with more details. >> some are very tense moments here. the 13-year-old did bring a gun to school at stemmers run middle school, just near eastern boulevard at the exit at 702. we have a video from the scene, and we see parents showing up. they got word by way of a telephone call from the school. it was the heroic efforts of a classroom teacher who knocked the gun out of the students at hand. certainly this comes just about two weeks since the perry hall high school incident, in which a student was shot. we were able to talk with a student who said he was in that class at the time of the incident. >> we were casually sitting in the classroom, and at the student left to go to the bathroom for 20 minutes, and then he came back and he was kind of teared up, and the
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teacher was like, what's wrong, and that he pulled the gun out, and she was like, put the gun down, put the gun down. he started swinging at around and ended it people, and he aimed it at the teacher, and then he aimed it at a different student. and then the teacher stepped in front of that student -- >> what was going through your mind when you are seeing all of this? >> i had grown up with the boy, i had known him since elementary school. >> you are hearing from a student who says he was in the classroom in which the 13-year- old brought that down to the classroom. the teacher at. knocked the gun out of the student's -- the teacher at that point not to the gun out of the student's had traded very tense moments. stemmers run middle school is on
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lockdown for a time. a 13-year-old student brings a gun and shows that are around his classroom. no one was hurt. tim tooten, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now to our other big story, the founding father of ravens football being laid to rest. funeral proceedings are under way as family members and friends give their final goodbyes to art modell. barry simms is live outside the baltimore hebrew congregation with more. >> family friends, ravens players are saying goodbye to art modell. he is being remembered for his jokes, his smile, bringing professional football back to baltimore, his many civic contributions, and his contributions to the national football league.
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rabbi andrew busch spoke of the full tapestry of his life, and tributes came from ray lewis, mardell's sons, and nfl commissioner roger goodell, who said that the nfl was lucky to have art modell. >> he was one of those owners that really got involved in the nfl, and he made it better. he was always there and he was always important to the league. i think i have a better understanding of the importance. >> why he isn't in the hall of fame, that is unbelievable. all that this man has done all the way down the line, not only in football, but out of football, where he has been a giver, not a taker. >> a former baltimore colts said
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he had to be here for this funeral because of the french and the respect he had for art modell -- because of the friendship and the respect he had for art modell. barry simms, wbal-tv 11 news. >> baltimore county police have identified the elderly couple murdered in pikesville yesterday. they were found dead in their home at the 800 block of homestead road. police say they did recover a weapon at the scene but are not identifying it at this time. the couple has an adult grandson who lives in the home. police say that that man is missing and they are trying to locate him at this hour. today marks the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3000 people. in new york, a focus on hea ling is leading to smaller memorials than previous years.
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>> at ground zero, the member -- the remembrance ceremony began with bagpipes. and the presentation of the world trade center flag, still holding on after 11 years. the family members of those killed in the september 11 terrorist attacks began reading the names of the nearly 3000 people lost. hundreds crowded around the reflecting pool in place of the fall and world trade towers -- fallen world trade towers. among the faces were several politicians, but none of them were allowed to speak. president obama participated in a moment of silence on the white house south lawn and attended a ceremony at the pentagon. >> as painful as this day is and always will be, it leaves us with a lesson, that no single
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event can ever destroyed who we are. >> two other planes struck the trade towers and a fourth crashed in shanksville, pennsylvania. a nation pausing in honor of the spirit of sacrifice made by so many. >> we saw the sun shine in new york, and it is also shining over the state of maryland. 72 degrees at b.w.i. thurgood marshall, warmed up quite a bit from our low this morning of 51. we expect it to maintain that even as we get into the afternoon. a lot of sunshine as we get into the afternoon hours. we will still be in the mid-70's as we get towards the evening hours. expect a lot of clear skies to
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the next several days. we will have details in a few minutes. >> coming up, a woman becomes the victim of arson, and baltimore city charges
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>> a baltimore woman remains homeless today after losing her house to arson. thef that isn't bad enough, city is billing hurt thousands for demolishing her house. >> i am going to stand my ground. i own this land, i am a taxpayer, and i'm a united states citizen. >> when she doesn't stay with family or friends, she calls this camp home. >> it is not the best of comforts, but i don't want to be a burden on other people. >> in february 2011, someone set fire to her home. the city tore down her house and sent her a bill. >> i watched my life go up in flames. >> tonight at 11:00, what the city says about demolishing the home she lived in for years.
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>> still to come, a "friends" star in nbc's new comedy. that is straight ahead. >> we are looking at temperatures this morning. 31 degrees in upstate new york, one of the first below-freezing temperatures this season. we will talk about how cool it gets to nine. 75 at the inner harbor, 72 at the airport. >> and carrie engel standing by from valley view farms. she is here to answer your plant questions. visit our website,
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>> now your 11 insta-weather- plus forecast with meteorologist ava marie. >> things may be quiet in the east, but the tropics are still very much alive. we have this latest tropical system, and as they put the satellite picture in motion, you can see that it is starting to organize a little bit more. that is what we are watching as we continue to have this system organized. it may be our next main system, which would be nadine. tropical depression of 14 is traveling off to the west. the track space in between the atlantic, and that is good news. if this changes, we will keep you up-to-date. that is something we will have to watch out for. back to our area, it is picture- perfect. high-pressure really dominates
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over the east right now, not only over maryland, but much of the mid-atlantic. a large part of the northeast is enjoying the sunshine right now. the high-pressure extends back into the planes as well. we have a couple more clouds as we back to the mountains and the four corners region, as a cold front is moving their way. it was a chilly start to the day, and now comfortable in the afternoon. 60s as you look out west, and we have some seventies on the lower eastern shore. we are expecting high temperatures to top off at around 78 in baltimore. take a look at these right now. this is indicating extremely dry air right now. 43 at b.w.i. thurgood marshall. this is an extremely low number there. the humidity is in the 30% range in baltimore.
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as far as pollen counts go, not too much. one thing you may notice if you are enjoying a pleasant day. otherwise, no major concerns. fifties in the downtown area. we will have many clear skies overnight. that is the transfer much of our seven-day -- this is the trend throughout much of our seven-day forecast. maybe some rain chances come in. that is far into the distance. "go on" newest comedy debuts tonight on wbal-tv. it stars matthew perry as a sports talk radio host who is trying to get his groove back through counseling. >> hi, sarah.
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>> fantast to have you and great to see you back. how does it feel? >> it feels great. when you are promoting something, it is easier to do when you actually like what you are promoting, so i don't have to lie all day long. >> tells about the show in your character. >> my character is named ryan king, and he has a sports dj who suffers a loss in his life and he is forced to go to grief therapy, with very kooky, funny people. it is very funny and somewhat sad times, too. >> i heard you say that your life itself was research for the role. how so? >> i have experience of being in a circle of people talking about my problems. i have spent time doing that, so
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i did not have to do too much research. rue, true. was a daunting at all after the success of "friends" to get back into this? >> i have no choice, because it is the only thing i know how to do. >> very good point. what is the most important thing you have learned about the biz through this journey? >> oh, that is a big question. probably not to identify myself with the business and identify myself with other things. in terms of the business, i guess it is just to try to pick material that moves you and challenges you. "go on" did both of those things.
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>> we cannot wait to see it. we appreciate your time. >> cool. thank you. >> "go on" premier is tonight on wbal-tv. switching gears now, after the ravens' the road domination of the bengals in primetime last night, every team in the nfl has a new elite quarterback to fear. guess what his name is? joe flacco. lethal.ed downright that was justin tucker with a field goal. 53 yards by ray rice. nicely done. he made it look easy. the bengals opposed 10 on the board before halftime. but the second half belonged to the ravens. ed reed it did what he does
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best, it intercepted a pass. such a nice play, we could see it over and over again. flacco finishes the night with 299 passing yards, and the team turned in another impressive performance. 44-13 at your final score. up next, your maryland lottery numbers, and we will get another check of the insta-weather-plus forecast. first, a look at wall street.
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>> carrie engel from valley view farms is here to answer your plan questions. tell us about what you brought. >> this is citrus. miniature orange. they do great outside in the summertime and do well in the wintertime if you have an area with the bright lights. this had like 80 on the tree -- i am going to bury my face in it. smells lovely.
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>> this is such a problem in a lot of areas. in loch raven, we have a lot of people who have this. if you want to give me a call, we will send you one. plants that are furry or prickly seem to not mind roses. anything with and have the -- a heavy scent. if you have liquids are things you can spray under plans, they have a fragrance. i will be honest, buy them now. put them somewhere where aid is going to stay cool. by the first of october, some
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daffodils, and as you get a little bit longer, you can plant tulips letter. >> as long as the ground is not to frozen. >> they are wonderful but not whole. but those leads are wonderful. >> kind of like mulch? we appreciate your time. now your maryland lottery numbers. >> ♪ the maryland lottery, let yourself play ♪ sarah fleischer from 98 rock with your pick 3 numbers.
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hasnew lecky 7 game boocok no price is less than $20. look for it at your favorite lottery retailer. all set free pick four game -- all set for your pick four game. the maryland lottery -- let yourself play. >> nice strings of days here. >> especially how dry it is. lots of sunshine. we have that lasting all the way
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into friday. we can watch out for rain chance we can watch out for rain chance
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